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1-1 Teaching Assistant
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£325 to £375 per week
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14 March 2022
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Do you have a desire to work with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities? Are you a bubbly and enthusiastic person?

About the role

Vision For Education are experiencing a high demand from special needs schools across Stockport for people who want to work as a 1-1 Teaching Assistant.

  • You will be expected to provide classroom-based support to children from the ages of 5-19.
  • As a 1-1 Teaching Assistant you will have the ability to positively engage with children with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • You will be required to assist young people with a range of Moderate Learning difficulties, primarily ASC
  • There are opportunities for the role to become a permanent position after a qualifying period is worked

About the school

  • The schools that we work with in Stockport provide a supportive and nurturing environment for students who find mainstream school settings unsuitable.
  • Students are placed in classes based on their ability levels as well as their age
  • Many pupils will be non-verbal and the use of communication tools such as Makaton are widely used
  • Class sizes are small with high staff to pupil ratios


To be considered for the role of 1-1 Teaching Assistant you will:
  • Have a desire to work with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Have a patient and caring nature
  • Be willing to work in Stockport
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£325 to £375 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Have a minimum of 6 weeks relevant experience

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Gary Thorman on 0161 641 3743 or email
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